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Word to Your Mother: Life Advice From Drake Moms

Posted by Jen McNeely, 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Beyond wrangling toddlers to “say cheese,” we asked our moms to give us the goods: life lessons they've learned along the way.

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Meet The Drake's Music Programmer: Iain MacNeil

Posted by Drake, 2 months ago

"The best part about the Underground is it’s the perfect room to grab bands just as they're breaking...M.I.A. had her first North American show here," says Iain MacNeil, who recently joined the Drake family after years at Canadian Music Week. "I’m here to build upon the great reputation guys like Nathan, Brian + everyone else before me have built and keep taking the programming to the next level." Get to know our new Music Progammer + find out what upcoming shows should be on your hit list.

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Iain MacNeil Music Programmer for The Drake
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Author Niki Trosky Talks Love, Sex + Solo Travel

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 months ago

This Tuesday, Winnipeg's Niki Trosky will be taking over The Drake Hotel's North Lounge to host a launch for her book, Love Life: an intimate memoir about self-exploration, solitude, and sex. Juicy.

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Niki Trosky launches her book Love Life in The Drake Hotel Lounge
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Food Friday: Drake Bartender Alex Pearce is Making It With Love

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 months, 2 weeks ago

We're proud to share that our very own Alex Pearce has made it to the next round for Made With Love: Canada's biggest mixology competition.

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The Drake Hotel Bartender Alex Pearce competes in the Made With Love Cocktail Competition
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Drake One Fifty Lunch + Learn: Brad Keast

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Buzzing through the 6ix are woes about the renovation of Union Station. While the city's historic landmark undergoes major reconstruction behind closed doors, guest editor Jen McNeely sat down with Brad Keast, Vice President of Development at Osmington Inc., for a sneak peek into the task of bringing life to a re-imagined Toronto hub.

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Lunch and Learn with Brad Keast at Drake One Fifty
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Letter from Drake Blog Guest Editor Jen McNeely

Posted by Drake, 2 months, 3 weeks ago

We're giving our blog a Drake-over with the help of guest editor Jen McNeely. Click to read her letter from the editor!

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